A Toolkit for Screening, Assessment, and Brief Counseling in Primary Care and Behavioral Health Settings

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health

Link to PDF (34 pages)

“This toolkit provides trauma-informed guidance on integrating questions about mental health and substance use coercion into routine mental health and substance use histories and into in-depth intimate partner violence (IPV) assessments in primary care and behavioral health settings. This toolkit is intended to be used in conjunction with comprehensive guidance on trauma-informed approaches to screening, assessment, and brief intervention for IPV in healthcare, mental health, and substance abuse treatment settings”